Education, Sci-Tech

Hereford High School team named one of 60 national winners of 3rd annual NASA TechRise Student Challenge

HEREFORD, MD—A team of five budding scientists and engineers from Hereford High School has been named one of 60 teams nationwide to win the third annual NASA TechRise Student Challenge. The honor means that the team’s winning entry – called “Ferrofluid Fiesta – Investigating the Issue of Atmospheric Microplastic (MP) Pollution” – will fly on one of two NASA-sponsored suborbital …


Education

Local students, staff recognized with 2024 Team BCPS Day awards

TOWSON, MD—Team BCPS Day 2024, held on on Thursday, January 11, was a fun-filled day around Baltimore County. Across the county, students, staff, and supporters of Baltimore County Public Schools wore blue and posted nearly 170 photos on social media using hashtag #BCPSblue. As it does each year, BCPS selects some of the images and videos posted on Team BCPS …


Eight BCPS seniors chosen to serve as Maryland General Assembly student pages for 2024 legislative session

TOWSON, MD—Eight Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have been selected to serve as student pages for the 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. The students are: Ivana Awuah, Catonsville High School Yeily Benitez, Kenwood High School Nikolai Brodie, Overlea High School Khumari Burgess, Towson High School Claire Cabral, Hereford High School Xin Yue Lu, Dulaney High School Anya …

BCPS celebrates 2023 fall athletics state champions, runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are celebrating their high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2023 fall season. “Please join me in celebrating this outstanding group of Baltimore County student athletes,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough). “I would also like to take a moment to thank their coaches, athletic trainers, physical …

12 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twelve Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Dulaney High School Mingni L. Dong Akash E. Paranilam Eastern Technical High School Nathan D. Brojan Cadence J. Scott George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology Chiara C. Adjoh-Davoh …

U.S. News & World Report ranks BCPS high schools among best in state, nation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County’s public high schools placed well in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools list that was released on Wednesday, with five placing among the top 30 high schools in the state, 10 among the top 150, three among the state’s top five magnet schools, and two among the nation’s best magnet schools. Eastern Technical …

Where to watch Independence Day fireworks in Baltimore County [FULL LIST]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officials have announced the full list of approved Fourth of July fireworks displays for the holiday weekend. Independence Day fireworks will take place throughout Baltimore County all weekend long. Here’s the full list of 2023 fireworks displays: Saturday, July 1 GALLOWAY POINT, MIDDLE RIVER 8:45pm – 9:30pm Galloway Point, Middle River, 21220 BIG TRUCK BREWERY 9:00pm – 10:00pm 19919 …

BCPS celebrates 2023 spring athletics state champs, runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are celebrating the student athletes and teams recognized at the state level during the 2023 spring season. The following student athletes and teams were honored: State Champions Boys 100m Class 3A – Daysen Shell, Milford Mill Academy Coach Sharon Johnson Boys 110m Hurdles Class 1A – Ojigwe Olua, Western School of Technology and Environmental …